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Episode 8 – 13 Babies Named “Strawberry”
Well it was only a matter of time until Ben brought out his Grammar Police uniform – you’re going to learn a lot more than just food facts in this episode, including the most unusual baby names inspired by food! Have you ever heard of a baby called Mushroom?! Also, Barry dives deep into the world of seafood with 2 REALLY WELL RESEARCHED facts…this isn’t one to miss!
Best Soundbite: “I’m not comfortable with this. This is like Ben’s version of foreplay.” – Barry Taylor
Today on the podcast we wonder what’s so great about street food, why we like it and why it’s just so memorable. Mike, James and Barry relive their top street food experiences and we hear some of your fave street snacks!
From chefs copying other chefs to big brands copying other big brands, plagiarism in the world of food is more common than we might think. In this episode we wonder where the line between inspiration and plain copying is.
Is milk sweet or savoury? Do you eat or drink soup? Where does the cheese go in a cheeseburger? Join us as we try to get to the bottom of some of the biggest questions on the internet!
In this week’s episode we discuss what colours get us going when it comes to food, and why that might be. We debate the most unappealing food colours and get chatting about some of your examples of strangely coloured foods!
Prepare to head down memory lane, because in today’s episode we’re looking at food memories! We unveil the science behind why they’re so powerful, with plenty of reminiscing over our own food memories and some of yours too…
We weigh in on the debate! We take a look at the reasons food sometimes just seems more delicious when you don’t make it yourself and ask the question: does it actually taste any different, or is it just the experience of being cooked for?
We’re chatting about our fave fictional food moments from TV and film and sharing some of your examples! We dig into why we’re so fascinated with fictional food and wonder if it can go too far.
Season 9 Episode 10 What are Refill Centres and are they as good as they sound? Today we go trendy and chat about the next big step for the way we shop for food. Yep that's right, we're heading into refill centres! These are popping up all around the world to help you...
Season 9 Episode 9 Can the power of language actually affect our food choices? Or are we speaking courgette? There is nothing more powerful than the language we use (except for food of course!), so today we explore how food and words heavily rely on each other. Listen...
Season 9 Episode 8 How much does sound affect eating and is it noticeable enough to make a difference? In this week's episode, we explore the beautiful relationship between music and food. We constantly talk about how flavour is made up of taste and aroma and we often...